TUESDAY, JULY 11, 2000

9:00 AM


A.                  OPENING CEREMONIES

1.                   Salute to the Flag

2.                   Invocation by the Reverend John McDonald, Jr. of the Full Gospel Tabernacle


C.                  CONSENT CALENDAR

These matters are routine in nature and are usually approved by a single vote. Prior to the meeting, any member of the public may request any member of the Board to pull a particular item for further discussion.

Agricultural Commissioner

1.                   Amendment to Contract with State Department of Food and Agriculture

RECOMMENDATION: Amend contract for seed law enforcement (supplemental funding).

Board of Supervisors

2.                   Continuation of Emergency Transmission of Disease through Contaminated Needle Use (Supervisor Dixon)

RECOMMENDATION: Continue local state of emergency until July 25, 2000.

3.                   Retirement of Frank Toborg Phillipsville Fire Chief (Supervisor Rodoni)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt commendation.

4.                   Closing North Coast Office of California Coastal Conservancy (Supervisor Woolley)

RECOMMENDATION: Adopt letter of concern to the Conservancy's Board of Directors.

Clerk of the Board

5.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of June 20, 2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

6.                   Approval of the Board Orders from the Meeting of June 27, 2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the Board Orders.

7.                   Resolution from the Blue Lake City Council Requesting Consolidation of General Municipal Election with the Statewide General Election Occurring on November 7, 2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request with the condition that the City of Blue Lake reimburse the County for costs incurred pursuant to this request.

8.                   Resolution from the Eureka City Council Requesting Consolidation of General Municipal Election with the Statewide General Election Occurring on November 7, 2000

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request with the condition that the City of Eureka reimburse the County for costs incurred pursuant to this request.

County Administrative Office

9.                   Jail Operational Audit

RECOMMENDATION: Continue update on jail operational audit issues to December 2000.

Library Services

10.               Grant of $20,000 from McLean Foundation to Replace Delivery Van

RECOMMENDATION: Approve grant agreement, and send letter of appreciation.

11.               Proposed Ordinance to Eliminate the Library Public Access Internet Fee

RECOMMENDATION: Introduce ordinance, waive first reading and set date for adoption.

Mental Health

12.               Agreement for Supplemental Rate and Enhanced Supplemental Rate Services with Double RR Care Home Corporation

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement with Double RR Care Home Corporation.

Public Health

13.               Purchase of Centrifuge Rotor and Buckets for Tuberculosis Program ($4,089)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase.

14.               AIDS Drug Assistance Program Agreement and Supplemental Budget ($140)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve the budget and agreement with State Dept. of Health Services.

15.               Purchase of Services, Supplies, and Medications Needed to Detect and Treat Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Infections--Grant of $15,000 from the California Endowment

RECOMMENDATION: Accept grant for Sexuality Transmitted Disease Investigation & Outreach Program.

16.               Request to Hold Geriatric Assessment Workshop--July 14, 2000 at County Library

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request and supplemental budget of $1,125.

17.               Change in Workweek from 37.5 Hour to 40 Hours for Various Public Health Classes

RECOMMENDATION: Approve change.

18.               Comprehensive AIDS Resource Emergency Act Contract Through March 31, 2001

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract.

19.               Lease for Maternal and Child Health Space Located at 317 Second Street, Eureka

RECOMMENDATION: Approve lease with Abrahamsen and Pryor parties.

20.               Contract with Children and Family Futures for County Medical Services Program Wellness and Prevention Grant Program ($20,163)

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract.

21.               Claiming for Reimbursable Medi-Cal Administrative Activities

RECOMMENDATION: Approve contract with the State Department of Health Services.

Public Works

22.               Agreement for Services for Old Arcata Road/Myrtle Avenue Reconstruction Project

RECOMMENDATION: Amendment agreement with URS Greiner Woodward Clyde International Americas Inc.

23.               Agreement with Horizon Air for Air Carrier Service at Arcata-Eureka Airport

RECOMMENDATION: Approve agreement.

24.               Collection and Disposal of Solid Waste in the Willow Creek/Hoopa Area

RECOMMENDATION: Approve Amendment to franchise agreement with Tom's Trash.

25.               Supplemental Budget Request ($20,000) for Motor Pool

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget to offset increase in fuel prices.

26.               Supplemental Budget for Land Use Division to Cover Expense Transfer

RECOMMENDATION: Approve supplemental budget of $50,000.


27.               Request to Declare a 4-wheel Honda All-terrain Vehicle as Surplus Property

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request, and sell vehicle to Redwood Fields, Inc. for one dollar ($1.00).

28.               Purchase of a Replacement Telephone System for the Sheriff's Garberville Station

RECOMMENDATION: Approve purchase ($2,919).

29.               Request to Declare Sheriff's Department Weapons as Surplus

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request and allow trade of weapons for new safety related equipment.

County Administrative Office (Continued from July 10, 2000)

30.               Request for Creation of Deferred Maintenance Capitalization Fund No. 4492

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request.

D.                  DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Public Works

1.                   Change Orders Over $10,000 on Public Works Projects (None)

2.                   Advertisement or Award of Public Works Projects (None)


1.                   Board Member Travel at County Cost and Meeting Attendance (No Action)

2.                   Potential or Proposed Big Box Retail Development in the County (No Action)

F.                  CLOSED SESSION

1.                   Report from Prior Closed Session (None)

2.                   Pursuant to Govt. Code Sect. 54957.6. Review County's Position and instruct Designated Representatives with Respect to Various Forms of Compensation Provided to County's Represented and Unrepresented Employees (No Final Action Taken)

3.                   Report on Pending or Threatened Litigation Pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54956.9 (None)

G.                 PUBLIC APPEARANCES--9:05 A.M. (None)

This 15-minute portion of the meeting is reserved for persons desiring to address the Board on any matter not on this agenda that is under the jurisdiction of the Board. It is requested that speakers sign the sheet at the front doors of the Chamber.


H.                  PUBLIC HEARINGS1:30 P.M.

Community Development Services

1.                   Hrynkiewicz Zone Reclassification; Blocksburg Area File No. APN 217-032-02 Case No.: ZR-99-08

RECOMMENDATION: Approve zone reclassification to Agriculture Exclusive (AE) and adopt Ordinance 2217.

2.                   Manila Gas Line Project Engineering Feasibility Study and Orick Onsite Wastewater System Pollution Study

RECOMMENDATION: Approve request to accept said studies.

I.                     ADJOURNMENT

Any written materials related to an item on this agenda submitted to the Board of Supervisors less than 72 hours prior to the Board meeting, and that are public records subject to the Public Records Act, are available for public inspection in the Office of the Clerk of the Board at 825 5th Street, Suite 111, Eureka (476-2384), during normal business hours.

Persons wishing to file documentation on any agenda item for the official record must submit an original and nine (9) copies of each document to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, Room 111 of the County Courthouse, 825 5th Street in Eureka (476-2384). Documentation includes, but is not limited to, written correspondence, audio and video tapes, maps, photographs, and petitions. Failure to submit the required number of copies will result in the document/s not being placed in the official record. (Per Board of Supervisors' policy adopted on March 21, 1995.)

The Chamber is wheelchair accessible, and disabled parking is available in the lot on K Street, between Fourth and Fifth Streets.  If you are a person with a disability, and you need disability-related modifications or accommodations to participate in this meeting, please contact the Clerk of the Board at (707) 476-2384, or (707) 445-7299 (fax).  Requests for such modifications or accommodations must be made at least two full business days before the start of the meeting.